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During Patient Safety Awareness Week, UB launches ‘Team Alice’ to combat medical errors and polypharmacy in the elderly

According to Consumer Reports magazine, medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death each year in the U.S., deaths that could have been prevented. In the face of a problem of this magnitude, family members whose loved ones have died this way sometimes feel they have no choice but to take matters into their own hands. Mary Brennan-Taylor is one of them. Since the death of her mother, Ali... »

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Photos Chosen for National Exhibit

Three photographs of Oishei Children’s Hospital patients and caregivers taken by Kaleida Health medical photographer, Joe Cascio, were selected for inclusion in the 2019-2020 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit, the result of a national competition by the Children’s Hospital Association. Cascio’s photos were chosen from nearly 400 images submitted by over 50 children’s hospitals across the county. ... »

Flu Season Far From Over

Flu season is far from over, so getting vaccinated may still be wise   With the calendar now flipped to March and displaying those beloved seasonal milestones, daylight saving time on March 10 and the first day of spring on March 20, many people who skipped the flu vaccine assume that they have successfully dodged the virus this year. “Unfortunately, those people may be wrong,” said Richard V... »